|The Protest Years: A Look At Student Politics in Goa, 1970s and 1980s - Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
Interviews with student campaigners from the yesteryears, in Goa, India.
Keywords: student; student power; politics; campaigns; goa; india; west coast of india
|The Man Who Climbs Stairs... For Charity - Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
Qatar-based Goan John Desa (48) ran up 51 floors (1304 steps) to raise Rs 50,000 for Daddy's Home at Gogol, Margao, hands over the donation to Fr Valmiki Gonsalves Dias, founder of the centre for mentally challenged children run in Gogol, Margao. The run up the Qatar's Torch Hotel Doha was part of the Stairs Run held on March 31, 2012. Here he talks about the experience...
Keywords: goa; goan; qatar; charity; daddy's home; john desa; cortalim; india; west coast of india
|Writing for Children in Konkani, a Small Language from the West Coast of India - Recorded by Frederick Noronha/FN|
On Children's Day 2012 (November 14), while schools in Goa were closed for the mid-term break, three books specially written for children. The well-attended programme at the Campal Forest Department's children's park saw kids from across Goa mingle, join in for a magic show, and play the role of book-releasers in a participative function. Speakers on the dias agreed that much needed to be done to promote children's writing in Konkani, particularly in the Roman script...
Keywords: konkani, writing for children, dalgado konknni akademi, goa, india, west coast of india, roman script, dka, goa1556, books, publishing, regional languages, writing for children